Red Hat Sales Manager - Mid Market in Puteaux, France
At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.
Come make an impact on the success of Red Hat's business. The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Sales Manager to join us in Puteaux, France. In this role, you will manage a team of associates who develop and carry out sales plans within the mid market. Your team will be focused on a subset of named mid market accounts in the Central and West regions. You'll train, evaluate, and coach team members to interact with potential customers via email, phone, and in person and gain an understanding of the business solutions customers look for. As a Sales Manager, you will also mentor your team and motivate them to promote Red Hat’s solutions and services while ensuring that established metrics are met.
Primary job responsibilities
Mentor, train, and coach representatives on prospecting, sales methodology, and closing
Plan sales programs to achieve key business objectives
Reach targeted sales goals through effective management of daily operations of the Salesforce.com (SFDC), pipeline management, and accurate forecasting
Analyze various sales reports to project sales and establish quotas
Establish the goals and objectives of your team, assign tasks, and review work
Participate in and close key opportunities with sales representatives
Meet with customers face to face in the field and coach representatives on deal strategy
Work with and enable partners
5+ years of sales management experience
Bachelor’s degree or relevant training
Field experience carrying your own quota; understanding of sales methodology, big deal positioning, and closing
Experience managing sales groups to achieve goals; ability to distribute team’s workload
Ability to interact with cross-functional teams, customers, and peer managers
Experience managing a team with responsibility for results, cost, methods, and staffing
Excellent communication skills; ability to translate business objectives into clear action items
Understanding of the company's vision and mission; ability to directly apply methods and plans to accomplish sales goals
Experience training and coaching representatives on prospecting, lead process, and pipeline creation
Fluent language skills in French and English
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Job ID 68617
Category Field Sales